Thanks to those of you who came along today. Here are just a few sources to follow up if you’re interested:
Pierre Brossolette: there are no books dedicated to him in English, but he is covered in Matthew Cobb’s The Resistance: http://amzn.to/2GtEXRd. He also appears in some wartime newsreel footage here: https://www.britishpathe.com/video/rivals-join-de-gaulle/query/Gaulle
Noor Inayat Khan: http://nigelperrin.com/soe-noor-inayat-khan.htm. Shrabani Basu’s book Spy Princess is probably the most easily available biography: http://amzn.to/2pbuQJh . If you search online, you may also find BBC’s Timewatch programme from 2006, The Princess Spy. A memorial in London was unveiled in 2012: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-20241322
Charlotte Delbo: her collected works in English are published under the title Auschwitz and After – http://amzn.to/2DtadN7
Odette Sansom: http://nigelperrin.com/odette-hallowes.htm. Jerrard Tickell’s book, on which the film Odette was based, is still in print – http://amzn.to/2IrFYdo. As we discussed, the video includes cameos by SOE’s French section head, Maurice Buckmaster, and Odette’s future husband and fellow agent, Peter Churchill: http://nigelperrin.com/peterchurchill.htm.
Vera Atkins and the search for SOE’s missing agents: http://amzn.to/2tNRkoH